Senior Manager, Site Contracting

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Jul 10, 2019
Ref
17078BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

To (1) lead, manage, and coach a Site Contracts Team for assigned therapeutic and other areas across the portfolio, (2) oversee Regeneron Site Contracts Leads and CRO staff, who are responsible for developing global investigator site contracts, conducting site negotiations, managing proposed changes to standard contract terms and the study-specific budget parameters (in partnership with other business lines), and ensuring the delivery of high quality, compliant, effective, and timely site contracts, (3) maintain productive relationships with sites, and (4) spearhead ongoing process improvements (including cross-stakeholder, strategic initiatives)

Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership and guidance to site contracts team for assigned therapeutic areas

• Act as the single point of accountability for ensuring that direct reports are meeting performance and efficiency standards

• Lead, manage, and coach direct reports to establish a high performance and high growth team

• Ensure that direct reports are performing in a manger that is consistent with Regeneron's values

• Act as a process owner (along with other Site Contracts Team Leads) for Regeneron's site contracting processes (review and update, as needed)

• Ensure that staff is engaged closely with internal client groups, internal stakeholders, and CROs and effectively communicating with them, in order to ensure that business objectives are met (e.g., scheduled site initiation visit deadlines)

• Handle site contracting related escalations from the CROs and/or the investigator sites, effectively and efficiently

• Develop and enhance relationships with internal clients, internal stakeholders, CROs, and sites

• Think strategically about Regeneron's ideal approaches to conducting site contracting and drive solutions, while ensuring compliance

• Partner with colleagues in the Law Department and other stakeholder groups, as needed, to continuously enhance Regeneron's master CTAs with key institutions

• Maintain key site contracting metrics for CROs and direct reports and ensure that internal systems are updated in a timely, accurate, and complete manner

• Ensure that CROs and staff are enhancing site relationships and conducting issue resolution of moderate to high complexity

• Meet with Program Operations Leads regularly and prioritize assignments across assigned therapeutic areas

• Balance assigned workload among direct reports and ensure that CROs are prioritizing appropriately

• Identify new best practices and contribute to continuous improvement

• Train & coach others on site contracting processes and industry practices

• Manage changes to study scope, ensuring timely contract amendment and implementation

• Member of cross-functional teams; lead meetings, as appropriate, and influence line functions

• Establish team goals that will increase knowledge and skill level (delegate tasks accordingly, commensurate with skill level)

• Responsible for making timely decisions & direction of outcomes

• May require 25% travel

Requirements:

• Ability to mitigate and drive solutions regarding CRO and investigator site contracting challenges

• Ability to identify and implement best practices and contribute to continuous improvement for site contracting

• Strong management and coaching experience

• Ability to influence vendors and internal stakeholders

• Comfortable leading cross functional teams of peers (internal/external customers)

• Ability to effectively spearhead ongoing process improvements (including cross-stakeholder, strategic initiatives)

• Required minimum of 7 years of direct experience with clinical site contracting and budgeting at a biopharmaceutical company, CRO, or site

• Required minimum of 3 years of team leadership, people management, and training experience

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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